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Big Spring's Mayor Shannon Thomason issued a statement Thursday evening, after receiving instruction from the Texas Secretary of State's Elections Division Director Keith Ingram.

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As the slowing the spread efforts continue more and more families are finding themselves at home the majority of the day. Parents are focusing on learning at home efforts, attempting to work at home and so many other daily adjustments. 

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The CISD administration and faculty are thankful to our parents and students for their collaboration through this exceptional time.

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On Tuesday March 31, 2020 Texas Governor Abbott issued a new order for the response to COVID-19. In the order he outlined protocols for the entire state to standardize what is considered an essential business in the State of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential ga…

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center issued a press release Friday afternoon stating they are now accepting donations, at this time.

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The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and our communities remain our top priority at Scenic Mountain Medical center. Therefore, in line with the latest guidance provided by the CDC and the Texas State Department of Health related to COVID-19, all hospital visitors will …

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On the 25th of March 2020 the Mayor and Emergency Management staff met with management of our local grocery stores. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss their current and foreseeable challenges and to see if there was anything the City of Big Spring could do to help.

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Scenic Mountain is currently receiving new signage on the inside and outside of the facility.  New signage will be placed throughout referencing directions and branding.  

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Today, Midland County, the City of Midland and Midland Memorial Hospital confirmed Midland County's first COVID-19 related death. The patient, a male in his 60s, was being treated at Midland Memorial Hospital and had no significant underlying medical conditions. The patient passed away on Ma…

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On March 5, 2020, at approximately 1:37 AM, an Officer with the Big Spring Police Department observed a silver in color, 2004, Chrysler PT Cruiser, parked on the south side of Kent Kwik located in the 300 block of South Gregg Street. The officer checked out with the vehicle and observed a ma…

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COVID-19: MMH FIRST CONFIRMED CASE Midland Memorial Hospital has received its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The male patient in his sixties is currently an inpatient at MMH. The patient is in isolation and all of the necessary precautions have taken place since the patient became a perso…

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As per Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order, CISD will remain closed through April 3 in order to help in the effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

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Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, CISD will stay closed through Friday, March 27,in an effort to support our nation’s need to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. 

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Considering the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, Forsan ISD will extend the suspension of normal district operations through Friday, March 27.  However, teaching and learning will begin anew tomorrow, Wednesday the 18th with a new look.  The secondary campus is moving to an on-line …

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In response to the guidance of the White House, effective immediately, Howard College has transitioned to a “work from home” status and all campuses will be closed until March 30, 2020. Our goal remains to help students successfully finish this spring semester following the same academic cal…

As the threat of coronavirus impacts our communities, we are sure of one thing: we will do our part to help our fellow Texans. H-E-B will make an initial $3 million commitment to support local organizations helping people most in need and working hard to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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If you live in District 3, now is your chance to get those unwanted large items taken away. City trucks will be going around your neighborhood to pick up all those things you usually have to take to the city dump. What will the city pick up?

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The City of Big Spring is taking precautionary measures to keep residents and City staff as safe as possible as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will unfortunately, but not unexpectedly, spread to West Texas.

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Effective immediately, by order of the Texas Jail Commission all visitation of inmates has been suspended. Since we have the video visitation system we called the Jail Commission to see if we were exempt, and we are not because it requires persons to come into the building to visit. There is…

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City of Big Spring Emergency Management has been coordinating with the National Weather Service (NWS) and decided the best COVID-19 precautionary action is to cancel the annual SkyWarn training scheduled for April 2nd 2020.  It is our hope that this training can be rescheduled later this yea…

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As we continue to monitor this ongoing situation, CISD will use this opportunity to explore new forms of learning. We appreciate all efforts from parents and students to help us move forward. Individual campus updates regarding special services and instruction will be provided on Monday.

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The Big Spring ISD will be providing sacked meals for students while its campuses are closed.  Meals will be available at three locations from 9:00 AM  – Noon, Monday through Friday. Student meals can be picked-up for any Big Spring ISD student at any of the three designated pickup locations…

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To better serve our customers and increase product availability, all H-E-B stores, Central Market and H-E-B Pharmacies will close tonight at 8 p.m. Beginning Sunday, March 15, all stores will open at 8 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. until further notice. 

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Forsan ISD students should not report to school Monday the 16th and for the rest of the week.  More details will be passed along as we receive additional information.  Plans will be made weekly based on information from the CDC, TEA, and other sources.  Parents and students should follow For…

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Coahoma ISD leaders have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19, and based on new information, the district will close for the week of March 16-20. 

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BSISD extends Spring Break for at least another week. According to Big Spring ISD: “Superintendent [Jay] McWilliams participated in a conference call this afternoon with Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath. Based on information learned during the conference call and information released…

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Forsan ISD will open as planned on Monday, March 16th, following spring break. The UIL has cancelled all UIL events until March 29th and any student travel will be restricted up until that point as well. Please keep students home if they are ill. If you traveled outside of the country during…

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BIG SPRING - West Texas Centers has been monitoring both national and state health information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) including the most current recommendations.

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As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 across the United States, Scenic Mountain Medical Center remains focused on doing all we can to protect our employees, patients and the community we serve. 

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On Friday March 6, 2020, Big Spring Fire Department received a call for a structure fire at the 900 block of Northwest 2nd.  At 9:01 p.m. several resources responded to the scene, Big Spring Fire Department had three fire trucks, an ambulance, Battalion 1 and the Fire Marshal.  Big Spring Po…

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A fatal accident occurred Friday, March 6 at 10:50 p.m. claiming the life of a 22-year-old, Big Spring resident, according to Texas Department of Public Safety. The accident which took place on FM 1788 in Gardendale involved a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by John Edward Fierro of Big Spr…

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The Gem and Mineral Show is taking place at the Howard Co. Fairgrounds through 5 p.m. today and again Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. 

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On March 3, 2020, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of Big Spring public water system, (PWS ID #1140001), to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due to conditions which occurred recently in the public water system, the w…

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